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The Penumbra of Authorship: Fetish Objects and Digital Notoriety - Cory Doctorow - PICNIC'10

How do you design an object that trades on the unique physical aspects of a freely copyable digital work? As more and more artists experiment with free downloads and paid premium items, we've begun a glorious arms-race to see who can create and sell the most outrageous, artisanal, limited items. It's a perfect storm of maker culture, free culture, and independent arts.

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Monday, 6 September, 2010 - 10:00